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glorious

Pronunciation: /ˈglɔːriəs/

Translation of glorious in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (wonderful) [sight/view/weather] maravilloso, espléndido, soberbio I had the glorious feeling that … tuve la maravillosa sensación de que … some glorious howlers [ironic] unos errores garrafales or mayúsculos, unos errores de antología [irónico]
    Example sentences
    • Sure, his inner beauty might be glorious, but visually he's more like a Quasimodo.
    • For sure it has a wealth of exceptional buildings and a glorious urban beauty.
    • He stood there for a few minutes looking onto the glorious beauty of the forest below.
    1.2 (deserving glory) [victory/deed] glorioso we are gathered to honor the glorious dead nos hemos reunido para honrar a los caídos por la patria
    Example sentences
    • It was a glorious way to bring up the century for the season.
    • Then this beginning expanded, building itself a palace, worthy of glorious praise.
    • That glorious event will finally bring life, light, fire and love to their complete fruition.

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